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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Catholic' (5)

Similarities and Differences where "Reformation meets Rome"

On a blog called "Called To Communion: Reformation meets Rome,

Bryan Cross compares and contrasts Protestant--mostly Lutheran--Justification with the Roman Catholic position, to try to explain the reason for the anathemas proclaimed against the Lutheran position at the Council of Trent. The article is called, "A Reply from a Romery Person" and it points to how the Roman Catholic position sees…


Added by Rik Eischen on August 11, 2010 at 11:54am — 1 Comment

Come Back to the (Pre-Council of Trent) catholic Church! Come Home!

I don't know about where you live, but here in Northern Illinois, there have recently been a lot of television commercials encouraging folks to come back to the Catholic Church. While I don't watch much television, it seems to me to be a media blitz reminiscent of the Mormons (LDS) trying to get their name and their image out there. One such commercial featured a woman who married a non-Catholic, yet today she feels much more at home entering a… Continue

Added by Rik Eischen on December 31, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

CORE VALUES for CHRISTIANS: Lutherans and the Lord's Supper

I have been sorely tardy in posting to this blog -- not that anyone much misses it, I'm sure. Still, because I was without a secretary for a few months and because of the press of parish business, I simply got behind on my project of writing a lay-oriented commentary on the articles of the Augsburg Confession. It is time to correct that. I am herewith continuing that little series with this post on AC Article IX. that said, I pray that this post will, in some measure, be a blessing to the few… Continue

Added by Rev. Alan J. Wollenburg on June 6, 2009 at 1:15pm — 4 Comments

S.F. Archbishop Defends Dole in Prop. 8 Passage

SF Archbishop Defends Role in Prop. 8 Passage Matthai Kuruvila, SFChronicle Religion Writer

Thursday, December 4, 2008

(12-03) 20:14 PST -- San Francisco Catholic Archbishop George Niederauer, in his first extensive explanation about his role in the passage of Proposition 8, on Wednesday defended the church's actions in the successful… Continue

Added by Florence Johnson on December 5, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Journey to Wittenberg; the Journey Home

I'll try to give the short version of a process that actually took some time in God’s plan.

I was raised in a Roman Catholic home attended 12 yrs. of parochial school. Oddly enough, in my youth there was a habit of reading Scripture in the home. The seeds of doubt were sown in the “infallible traditions” of the Roman Church.

Later, in my early twenties a close RC friend converted to American Evangelicalism. He was trying…

Added by John Zampino on April 14, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

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